Glenn Jackson

Glenn Jackson

Glenn Jackson is a Rugby League Writer for The Sydney Morning Herald

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Brad Arthur keeps Will Hopoate fresh for assault on Auckland Nines

Glenn Jackson They waited two years to get him, so another week surely won't matter much; having been left out of Parramatta's squad for the Eels' first pre-season trial – against Wests Tigers in Alice Springs on...

Jason King comes to the end of his clerkship at lawyers

Jason King

Glenn Jackson When NRL players say they are looking forward to returning for off-season training, the words are generally spoken with a degree of trepidation.

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Luke Lewis expected back in March after surgery this week

Luke Lewis.

Glenn Jackson Cronulla face losing forward Luke Lewis for the first month of next season and potentially longer after the NSW and Australian star underwent a shoulder reconstruction on Thursday.

Smith to pick brains

Dave Smith.

Glenn Jackson NRL chief executive Dave Smith will meet with some of European sport's leading administrators, including Premier League boss Richard Scudamore, during a trip to Britain for the final matches of the...

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Dragons out to atone for unlucky '13

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Glenn Jackson As the grand final winners and losers return to the training paddock, so too do season 2013's also-rans

Sydney Roosters coach Trent Robinson eyes back-to-back premierships

Trent Robinson

Glenn Jackson On day one of Sydney Roosters' 2014 campaign, as the defending premiers, coach Trent Robinson wasted no time telling his players that their grand final victory was far from the end of what he has...

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Blake Ferguson credits boxing for turnaround as he fights for NRL return

Blake Ferguson

Glenn Jackson Whether he actually steps into the ring on Wednesday week remains a subject of debate, but footballer-turned-boxer-turned-footballer-hopeful Blake Ferguson remains convinced that his fighting career...

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Souths vow to unleash road warriors

John Sutton

Glenn Jackson South Sydney wanted a test of their premiership credentials and they will get it: more than 5000 kilometres of travel in the next three rounds - and that's just the start.

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Sutton hasn't looked back since turnaround at Souths

John Sutton.

Glenn Jackson Rabbitohs’ history books beckon for John Sutton, writes Glenn Jackson.

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Williams faces ban, but high shot causes confusion

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Glenn Jackson As Sonny Bill Williams and Willie Mason engaged each other in some social media banter, the NRL's match review committee was deciding that the Sydney Roosters star's hit, while worthy of suspension,...

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Young star Brooks may have to wait for next year

SYDNEY, AUSTRALIA - JULY 29:  Braith Anasta of the Tigers and his team look dejected after a Sea Eagles try during the round 20 NRL match between the Wests Tigers and the Manly Sea Eagles at Campbelltown Sports Stadium on July 29, 2013 in Sydney, Australia.  (Photo by Mark Kolbe/Getty Images)

Glenn Jackson He is rated highly by Andrew Johns and has been re-signed by Wests Tigers on a long-term deal, but Luke Brooks might not be able to get an NRL game this season.

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Marshall checking out lie of the land at possible new home in Auckland

Benji Marshall

Glenn Jackson, Adrian Proszenko Wests Tigers five-eighth Benji Marshall is making a flying visit to Auckland to view Super Rugby outfit the Blues' training facilities and meet with club powerbrokers.

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Marshall, Prince illustrate ruthless times

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Glenn Jackson EIGHT years after they were the halves partnership who took Wests Tigers to a premiership, the paths of Benji Marshall and Scott Prince cross again. Not in the conventional way.

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Sutton to miss 2 to 4 weeks with ankle injury

John Sutton.

Glenn Jackson South Sydney may be without five-eighth John Sutton for up to four weeks.

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Confident Manly keep the faith before ASADA interviews over supplements

Sea Eagles

Glenn Jackson As their officials and players prepare to be quizzed by the Australian Sports Anti-Doping Authority, Manly are maintaining their confidence in the programs that led to their staff having to front the...

Opportunity knocks for Rabbitohs' Keary

Luke Keary

Glenn Jackson South Sydney's fortunes in coming weeks might rest partly on a player who has made just five NRL appearances.

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Bulldogs put on brave front as they prepare to fill gaping hole left by Barba

Ben Barba

Glenn Jackson NRL players are experts in finding positives out of negative situations.

Bellamy preparing for GI assault when Storm meet Souths

Greg Inglis

Glenn Jackson Melbourne coach Craig Bellamy will prepare his squad to face its former Clive Churchill medallist, now South Sydney fullback Greg Inglis, on Friday night.

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All Black and Blue: Marshall set to ink Auckland deal and target 2015 World Cup

Benji Marshall

Glenn Jackson Benji Marshall is to join Super Rugby side Auckland Blues as early as Tuesday and has set his sights on an All Blacks jersey in time for the 2015 World Cup.

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Farah feels for Potter but time is nearly up

Robbie Farah

Adrian Proszenko and Glenn Jackson Wests Tigers captain Robbie Farah says he feels for embattled coach Mick Potter, who has just three matches to save his NRL career.

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